The United Arab Emirates summoned Iraq’s ambassador on Wednesday to protest against his prime minister’s accusations that its ally Saudi Arabia was funding terrorism, state news agency WAM reported, while Bahrain called the comments “irresponsible.”
UAE summons Iraq envoy over Saudi ‘terror’ charge
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of funding terrorism in the region in statements Riyadh has rejected as “hostile and irresponsible.” (Reuters)
Mirna Sleiman, Reuters, Dubai
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